Felicity Huffman is known for her roles on Sports Night, Desperate Housewives and American Crime. She has also been nominated and won many awards over the years including Emmy and Screen Actor and was nominated for an Oscar. She stars in the new movie Krystal, out Friday, April 13th directed by her husband William H. Macy. We talked about the movie and working with William.
KRYSTAL is an ensemble comedic drama about Taylor Ogburn (Nick Robinson), a young sheltered man from the South with a strange heart condition. Because of his ailment, he can’t go to college – let alone drink or do drugs or experience life in any real way. Upon meeting the woman of his dreams (Rosario Dawson) – an ex-hooker-stripper-junkie-alcoholic with a sixteen year old son in a wheelchair – Taylor pretends to be in AA to try and woo her. His fabulously talented family (who perhaps actually belong in AA) not surprisingly have a thing or two to say about Taylor falling for this beguiling and unpredictable woman. Past transgressions smash head on with young love, causing complications for everyone involved but In order to have even a hint of a chance to come out the other side, Taylor must face his own demons and learn what it means to live without fear and finally become a man.
The movie stars Rosario Dawson, Nick Robinson, Tip “TI” Harris, Jacob Latimore, Grant Gustin, William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, William Fichtner, Rick Fox and Kathy Bates. It opens on Friday, April 13. The movie is directed by William H. Macy.